SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial inequality left many debating what should be hallowed and what must be changed.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government says it will decide whether protection is needed for a freshwater turtle found only in Mississippi and a related species found in Mississippi and Louisiana.
DOWNIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was lost for more than 30 hours in a Sierra Nevada forest after a gunman killed his father during an Independence Day trip and wounded two other people in separate attacks, authorities and acquaintances said.
Hospitals approaching capacity as Miami closes restaurants
Hospitals approaching capacity as Miami closes restaurants
Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loans
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Black man says a group of white men assaulted him and threatened to “get a noose” after claiming that he and his friends had trespassed on private property as they gathered at an Indiana lake over the Fourth of July weekend.
Judd Apatow’s production business, Jim Henson Co. and an apparel firm linked to music artist Kanye West were among the companies approved for a government loan program aimed at reducing layoffs during the pandemic.
HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta-based radio host and comedian Rickey Smiley said Monday that his daughter was hospitalized after being shot in Houston while on her way to Whataburger to get something to eat.
The killing of Breonna Taylor by police in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this year happened as a direct result of false information given to narcotics officers in order to speed up a multimillion-dollar gentrification plan, lawyers for Taylor’s family alleged in new court documents filed Sunday.
MIAMI — Three people, including a teenage girl, died Monday following a two-hour standoff at a home in Port St. Lucie, according to multiple reports.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Army commander confirmed Monday that dismembered remains found last week buried near Fort Hood belonged to a 20-year-old soldier who vanished more than two months ago from the Texas base.
HONOLULU (AP) — An auction of a 94-year-old Native Hawaiian heiress' belongings can't go forward until a conservator is named to handle her finances, a judge ruled Monday.
DALLAS — Hace un año, Francisco Erwin Galicia estaba sentado en una instalación de la Patrulla Fronteriza en el sur de Texas junto a docenas de hombres, muchos de los cuales habían cruzado la frontera con la esperanza de obtener asilo en Estados Unidos.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court was asked Monday to reinstate a defamation lawsuit against The Associated Press and an AP reporter based on a story about accounts to Las Vegas police from two women who alleged sexual misconduct by former casino mogul Steve Wynn.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The debate over whether people should stand for the playing of the national anthem has now come to Sacramento, courtesy of a federal lawsuit filed against the city by a Las Vegas man who says he is afraid he could be arrested if he refuses to stand for the song at future…
International students will not be issued new visas to enter the U.S. if the university they want to attend holds courses entirely online, according to new federal guidelines.
NEW YORK — An outraged Jeffrey Epstein accuser stepped forward Monday to say authorities “ignored” her in 1997 when she claimed the millionaire lured her to a fake Victoria’s Secret audition and groped her.
A forthcoming book by President Donald Trump’s estranged niece describes him as a “toxic” bully who practices “cheating as a way of life,” values money above anything and belittles his own family members, according to a Monday press release.
GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Police in a Dallas suburb shot and injured a man Monday after a standoff in which he held a convenience store clerk at knife point and threatened to kill the clerk if officers did not kill him, a police spokesman said.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta City Council approved several police reform measures Monday, including a ban on chokeholds and expansion of the citizen review board’s powers.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman who previously served in the Air Force planned to offer top-secret information from the National Security Agency to the Russian government, prosecutors said Monday in announcing her conviction in federal court.
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia’s gun violence epidemic reached alarming heights Sunday, as 23 people were shot across the city — the most in a single day since at least 2013 — and six of the victims died, including a 6-year-old boy shot inside an Upper Holmesburg rowhouse.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom, facing criticism he opened up the state economy too soon, said Monday that California will expand monitoring of counties hard-hit by the virus after cracking down on restaurants and bars ignoring restrictions over the Fourth of July weekend.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — A preliminary investigation shows that a man who exchanged gunfire with suburban Dallas police officers after shooting and injuring his wife died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Monday.
BALTIMORE — A 33-year-old man shot by Baltimore police officers responding to a call that he was having a behavioral crisis is being charged with first-degree assault for allegedly pointing a weapon at officers.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As the number of coronavirus cases in Florida continued to explode, Gov. Ron DeSantis went to the heart of the state’s largest retirement community Monday and emphasized that while Florida is showing exponential growth in the number of COVID-19 infections, particularly am…
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy died after he was shot in the head by an apparent stray bullet in St. Louis on the Fourth of July, authorities said Monday.
NEW YORK — Fox News said Monday the network had “mistakenly” edited President Donald Trump out of a photo of himself and Melania Trump (then Melania Knauss) posing with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Two children were charged with breaking into cars in a Columbia neighborhood and they were found with a stolen gun, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.
LOS ANGELES — The California coronavirus outlook worsened over the holiday weekend, as hospitalizations continued to rise and more counties were added Sunday to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 watch list, which is now at its highest level since the pandemic began.
NEW YORK — Amy Cooper, the white woman who called police on a Black birdwatcher for asking her to put a leash on her dog in an infamous viral video, faces criminal charges for calling in the fake threat that’s already cost the Manhattan woman her job and reputation.
AUSTIN, Texas — A Killeen resident charged in the disappearance and death of U.S. Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen at Fort Hood appeared in court Monday morning, federal officials said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A white woman walking her dog who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false report.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutor: White woman has been charged with falsely calling 911 on Black man in racist Central Park confrontation.
NEW YORK — Ghislaine Maxwell has been transferred to New York City to face charges of luring women into Jeffrey Epstein’s sex abuse trap.
Russia is keeping all options open following the U.S. decision to withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities, a top Russian diplomat said Monday.
MIAMI — Citing possible “inhumane conditions, deliberate indifference and cruel and unusual punishment” at three South Florida immigration detention centers, a Miami federal judge appointed an independent investigator to determine whether or not U.S. immigration officials have violated her p…
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music firebrand Charlie Daniels has died of a stroke at 83; had hit with ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’.
OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota woman who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a woman in Florida so she could assume her identity has been returned to her home state to face trial on allegations that she killed her husband in 2018.
DALLAS — A year ago Francisco Erwin Galicia sat in a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas alongside dozens of men, many of whom had crossed the border hoping to gain asylum in the U.S.
SEATTLE (AP) — The man accused of driving a Jaguar on to a closed Seattle freeway and hitting two protesters, killing one, is scheduled to appear in court on Monday for a discussion on whether he can be released on bail.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — A dog in Tennessee became a hero on the Fourth of July by alerting her owner to a house fire next door.
ATLANTA (AP) — The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl in Atlanta prompted a $10,000 reward for information as authorities searched for at least two people who opened fire on the car she was riding in near a flashpoint of recent protests.
Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open